Representative Bradley Byrne

Representing the 1st District of Alabama

Byrne Responds to the State of the Union Address


Jan 12, 2016
Press Release

Congressman Bradley Byrne (R-AL) issued the below statement following President Barack Obama’s State of the Union Address.

Byrne said: “If you like the direction our country is headed, then you probably enjoyed tonight’s speech. If you don’t think our country is headed in the right direction, then you were probably disappointed. I certainly was.

“President Obama tried to paint a rosy picture tonight, but the facts simply aren’t on his side. A quick glance around the globe shows our enemies growing stronger and our allies under attack. Right here at home, wages are stagnant, our borders remain unsecured, and veterans still aren’t receiving the care they deserve.

“Tonight marks the beginning of the post-Obama era, and it is time to start looking past this time of big government toward an America where the government actually works for the people and not the other way around.”